Accounting Analyst, AR – Japanese Speakers

Job Title: Accounting Analyst, AR – Japanese Speakers
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Salary: Below RM5,000
Contact Name: Maheswary Kandasamy
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 11, 2018 12:55

Job Description

About our client

Our client provides services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. They partner with mostly Fortune 500 companies globally, driving innovation to improve the way world works and lives. 


About the role

  • Identify and process payments and remittance received from customers via wire transfer, electronic data interchange, auto post and manual receipts.

  • Preparation of customer account reconciliation and analyze customer account balances.

  • Conduct activities like Invoice preparation, Invoice generation, Credit Memo generation and other sort of Account Receivable activities.


Your responsibilities

  • Ensure updating of Collections Vs Target file as per all related Bank statements on a timely manner.

  • Contact bank/collector for additional remittance detail.

  • Ensure to work with treasury and other relevant stake holders on internal measures, targets and assignments.

  • Initiate Reject & Refund processes.

  • Escalate payment issues from customers effectively and efficiently and on times.

  • Archiving, records retention and audit support.

  • Resolve client discrepancies and short payments.

  • Accountable for reducing delinquency for assigned accounts.

  • Analyzes client statements to ensure invoices are paid within contractual terms. 

  • Acting on discrepant invoices to successfully resolve payment anomalies.

  • Reconcile sub ledger accounts per client reconciliation policy.

  • Decide on revenue recognition i.e. whether the transaction is billable or not after going through customer notes & contract.

  • Should play a supporting role during audits.

  • Perform other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the Accounts Receivable Team.


You will have

  • Previous accounting experience/studies in Accounting or Finance is highly desirable but not essential. 

  • 1 to 3 years of relevant experiences.

  • Fresh Grad are encouraged to apply as well.

  • JLPT 3 and above.

  • Written and spoken ability to communicate in English and Japanese for function’s interaction.

  • Excellent organizational & prioritization skills.

  • Quality driven – in communications and all system transactions.

  • Ability to deal with customer complaints in a professional and friendly manner and escalate where appropriate.

  • Able to work on a flexible basis as determined by the business needs.

  • Knowledge in Oracle, JD Edwards, SAP 730, CIM/JIT, or Syteline is an added advantage.